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Slidecast: Convey Introduces HC-2 – Next Generation Hybrid Core


In this slidecast, Convey CEO Bruce Toal presents: HC-2: Next Generation Hybrid Core.

Convey’s innovative hybrid-core architecture pairs classic Intel processors with a coprocessor comprised of FPGAs. Particular algorithms—DNA sequence assembly, for example—are optimized and translated into code that’s loadable onto the FPGAs at runtime, greatly accelerating performance-critical applications. The new Convey HC-2 systems increase application performance 2-3 times over previous generations of Convey servers and orders of magnitude over commodity servers.

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